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The Impact of Winter Visitors on Yuma

KAWC's Lou Gum investigates the economic effects of Yuma's winter visitors and speaks with Ann Walker from the Yuma Visitors Bureau in this Arizona Edition...(originally aired 11/19/12)

In the second half of Arizona Edition, KAWC's Michelle Faust reports on winter visitor volunteerism and KAWC's Kim Johnson discusses homeless winter visitors...

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Arizona Edition Segment B 11/19/12 - Volunteerism and Homeless Winter Visitors

Lou grew up in Tucson and has a long family history in the state of Arizona. He began his public radio career in 1988 at KNAU in Flagstaff as a classical music DJ and has been hooked on public radio since, transitioning to news after trying his hand at several other careers in publishing and commercial broadcasting. Lou has a degree in American Studies from Arizona State University and was KAWC's Morning Edition host for two and half years before becoming News and Operations Director.